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Twitter Tracking #Euro2012 Tweets

Have you seen Twitter’s new page dedicated to compiling all of the #Euro2012 action in one place?

If not and you’re a fan, you should check it out. It’s very colorful. You can find it on both Twitter.com and mobile.twitter.com.
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Twitter Users Send 32,000 Tweets-Per-Minute During Champions League Final

Over 32,000 tweets-per-minute were sent on Twitter this weekend, as Chelsea triumphed dramatically over Bayern Munich during the Champions League Final.
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Rape Victim Named On Twitter

Wales footballer, Ched Evans, age 23, was jailed for five years at Caernarfon Crown Court on Friday after being found guilty of raping a 19-year-old woman, who was ‘too drunk to consent.’ The victim, whose name we will not share, but can be easily found elsewhere online, is now on trial via social media. Is this okay?
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The Right Twitter Name Could Earn You A Trip Of A Lifetime – If You’re Willing To Sell

Twitter expressly forbids selling usernames. In their name-squatting policy, they state, in very clear language that, “attempts to sell, buy, or solicit other forms of payment in exchange for usernames are also violations and may result in permanent account suspension.”

Still, one lucky kid will soon find himself the recipient of a trip of a lifetime, all because he happened to score a coveted Twitter username.
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Readying for Some Football: Experts Offer Athletes Tips for Tweeting

Some of the most popular sports in North America are weeks away from getting starting, with professional football leading the way with college football and college basketball close behind. It is as best a time as any for players to be urged to review Tennessee basketball’s 50 tips for tweeting athletes.
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NFL Lockout Ends For Real: Why Tweeters Should Care

The NFL lockout has finally come to a close after five months of only shaky guesses about our professional football league’s future — thankfully, the new 10-year labor contract will let the season to unfold as normal starting tomorrow. Why should fans of Twitter be just as appreciative as fans of the NFL?
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The Twitter Rant That Cost Footballer Jose Enrique £100,000

I’m not sure exactly why sports figures have such a hard time using Twitter, but today marks another massive fine for a sports figure who went off the deep end on Twitter.

Newcastle United defender Jose Enrique has been fined £100,000 for taking to Twitter to blast the football club’s transfer policy.
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Move Over Sports Commentators, Twitter’s Vying For Your Job

Not only is Twitter a great place to hear about the latest celebrity scandal, but it’s also a haven for sports fans. News about the players and teams spreads like wildfire on Twitter, minutes after it breaks. Researchers from Rice University, Houston noticed this trend, and wanted to see just how far they could take it – and it looks like Twitter might just put the folks in the sports commentator industry out of their jobs.
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Football Fan Banned From Grounds, Sentenced To Community Service For Racist Tweets

Yet another Twitter legal first has come out of the UK this week. A football (or soccer) fan has been banned from his favorite team’s football ground and sentenced to community service for tweets he made that were racist in nature.
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Could Too Much Tweeting Ruin Your Career?

There’s a lot of talk about how using Twitter can be good for your career, your business, and your brand (and a lot of that happens right here on AllTwitter!). But just like with ice cream and sequins, you can have too much of a good thing, even when that thing is Twitter.
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